Areas of Expertise

Foreign Language Teaching, Japanese Pedagogy.

Teaching Interests

Nobuko Toyoizumi has been teaching various courses on Japanese language, especially business Japanese. She is interested in how language learners acquire aural and oral related capabilities. She is an ACTFL OPI Tester of Japanese.


  • M.A. in English Language Teaching, University of Sussex
  • B.A. in English and American Literature, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University

Previous Appointments

Nobuko Toyoizumi has taught Japanese at Tokyo Metropolitan University and Musashino University.

Professional Associations

  • The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • The Japanese OPI Study Group
  • Society for Business Japanese Research